Drayton, Joseph

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Biographical History

Joseph Drayton was an illustrator for the United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842), and produced numerous drawings of fishes during the expedition, many of which are in Smithsonian collection. Drayton also helped supervise the illustrations and engraving work for a number of the scientific reports which were published.

Birth Date

1795

Death Date

1856

Topic

Illustrators

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Personal name

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Illustrators